Dr. Manifold served as assistant professor in the department of emergency health sciences, school of health professions at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio and as a medical director for several EMS agencies in the San Antonio area. He also served as a joint surgeon for the Texas Air National Guard, and commander for the 149th Medical Group of the Texas Air National Guard in San Antonio, until his retirement last year.
According to the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, Dr. Manifold received his DO in 1993 from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in Philadelphia. He received his BA in physiology from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Carbondale, Illinois, in 1989. His residency in emergency medicine was done in 1997 through Joint Military Medical Center Emergency Medicine Residency at San Antonio. He joined the department of surgery in 2009.
He was also a member of the board of directors for the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) and the Hope Shield Foundation.
Dr. Manifold has left an indelible mark on the field of emergency medicine and his passing will be felt among the colleagues, students, and patients he helped along the way. ACEP extends its sincerest condolences to his family and friends during this difficult time.